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Mastering OpenStack

By : Omar Khedher
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Mastering OpenStack

By: Omar Khedher

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Mastering OpenStack
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Extending OpenStack – Advanced Networking Features and Deploying Multi-tier Applications


This chapter covered a few topics on Neutron plugins in OpenStack. Open vSwitch and Linux Bridge have proven to be flexible and a great solution to manage networks for instances in the OpenStack private cloud. You should understand that Open vSwitch has played a big part in this chapter due to its multiple features as compared to the Linux Bridge plugin. You also learned about the difference between them and how you can control traffic ingress and egress in your virtual machines environment by means of flow rules. We were guided through the discovery of a third service, which can be linked to VPNaaS and FWaaS, covered in Chapter 5, Implementing OpenStack Networking and Security, which is LBaaS. Today, tenants in OpenStack are able to scale their application and balance traffic to pools. The usage of LBaaS from the dashboard is straightforward. It was a good opportunity to build a first LBaaS setup by means of an advent orchestration service called heat. You may realize the modularity...